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The arguments I use are of the same basic type as those of the old-earth proponents: extrapolation of present-day trends into the past to determine how long something could have been going on.
It contains Bob Bales's opening statement, Chris Stassen's rebuttal, and Bob Bales's closing remarks.
Bales Opening Statement In this argument, I'll stick to the evidence which indicates the earth has a young age.
Radioactivity was discovered in 1896 by French physicist Henri Becquerel.
By 1907 study of the decay products of uranium (lead and intermediate radioactive elements that decay to lead) demonstrated to B. Boltwood that the lead/uranium ratio in uranium minerals increased with geologic age and might provide a geological dating tool.
The radioactive parent elements used to date rocks and minerals are: Radiometric dating using the naturally-occurring radioactive elements is simple in concept even though technically complex.